Victorianism and Charles Dickens

Michael Griffith: Home Page- Literature and Life Summer 2023

What a fabulous week to be able to jump in and explore all those amazing connections between the Victorian Age and Sydney our home city: The Queen Victoria Building, Victoria Road, Albert Road, The Palace Gardens… the list goes on. And it is important to stress that Sydney actually grew into a city exactly in the Victorian age. So any early pictures of Sydney will show exactly what the world was like during this time.


Hi all,

Blog topics for this week provide an awesome opportunity to display your critical and creative talents.


Write a paragraph describing your own city or suburb using some of the literary language techniques that we have seen working in Charles Dickens.


Write a brief critical appraisal of what you think Dickens’s main complaints are about Coketown- from the passage we explored in tutorials today.


Write a letter to Queen Victoria alerting…

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